Frau Architekt [chapter]

Christina Budde
2022 Women Architects and Politics  
For all intents and purposes there were two reasons to organize the exhibition Frau Architekt. One was a result of in-house discussions which acknowledged that we, as the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (German Architecture Museum or DAM), a major architectural institution in Frankfurt-am-Main, were a part of the problem. Given the fact that there is a broad consensus about architecture being a masculine domain, it has the tendency to remain male-dominated where it is appreciated, debated and
more » ... ted. As is well known, the perceived state of being of any given thing determines not only how we regard it, but also the themes we choose to discuss as much as those we would rather ignore. Up until today this is particularly true for architecture museums.
doi:10.1515/9783839456309-014 fatcat:5okbvg4dtfhqlnskscdemlp2ve